Category Archives: South Australia

Lake Eyre

Today we joined the WrightsAir scenic flight from Coober Pedy over to Kati Thanda – Lake Eyre and on to Anna Creek Painted Hills. It was spectacular to see from the air but unfortunately the photos don’t do it justice. … Continue reading

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The road to Coober Pedy

From Adelaide we travel back to Port Augusta and turn north. After following the west side of the Flinders Ranges for a while we then get to treeless plains. At our overnight free camp we are treated to a lovely … Continue reading

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Thank goodness he was right for the footy?

Since leaving home Jim has succumbed to the flue and been pretty crook along the way. ¬†We visited the doctors in Gawler and he is now on antibiotics to help with the chest infection (bordering on phenomena – so the … Continue reading

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Crossing the Nullarbor

Leaving Perth we start our necessary trek across the country. Whilst I have heard several folk whinge about the trip we actually find it a relaxing way to start our holiday. We chat about all the adventures ahead and reminisce … Continue reading

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Back to WA

We are now back in Western Australia and thankfully it has been a trouble free trip. We have done 14,500 km and both the Navara and caravan have been great, even on the very poor quality NSW roads. We were … Continue reading

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Spear Creek

Having left Broken Hill we travelled back into South Australia to Spear Creek Caravan Park – a tourist park on a sheep station in the Flinders Ranges in the upper Spencer Gulf. The station, a 7,000 hectare property running about … Continue reading

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Relaxing in the Barossa

Whether it’s great wines, great food or picturesque rolling hills the Barossa Valley pretty much has it all. We have spent a very quite couple of days here just relaxing and taking it easy. There was a patchwork of crops … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Wilpena Pound

During our time here in the Wilpena area we are staying at Rawnsley Park Station, a sheep station that branched out into tourism to supplement their income in leaner years. It has become an award winning tourist park and a … Continue reading

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The Flinders Way

Travelling up in to the Flinders Ranges should certainly be on the itinerary if you are coming to South Australia. Passing through Port Augusta we briefly had a look around the wharf area. As we started travelling north east we … Continue reading

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Streaky Bay

After the trip across the Nullarbor we have spent the last couple of days relaxing at the little town of Streaky Bay on the west of the Eyre Peninsula. Streaky Bay was so named in 1802 by explorer Matthew Flinders … Continue reading

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We are on our way East!

After a couple of lovely days in Margaret River we had to do the final bits and pieces in the rain. Although it wasn’t cold the rain tumbled down making the job uncomfortable. But we were finally on the road … Continue reading

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